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korea and iran. >> we believe that the united states and russia will continue to urge iran to take the path that leads them to meeting its international obligations. >> if iran doesn't cooperate, the two leaders agree that other options like further sanctions aron the table. the president says iran needs to act quickly. >> we are now running out of time. >> reporter: there was a surprise guest, denmark's prime minister flew overnight to push for the global climate. white house officials say it's unlikely a final agreement will be reached there next month. the president focus on finance. at did dinner last night, the leaders met for a class photo. these leaders represent 40% of the world's population and more than half of its gross domestic product. they reaffirmed their commitment to free trade and guarding against protectionism. >> cultivating spheres of competition, not competing spheres of influence will lead to progress in the asia pacific. >> reporter: no more true than in china, china owns $800 billion in u.s. debt. that money is keeping the american economy afloat. but as am
governments accountable. i have a lot of critics in the united states who can say all kinds of things about me. i actually think that that makes our democracy stronger and it makes me a better leader. >> reporter: spiking to 400 college students dubbed china's future leaders, the president was asked twice to explain why he won the nobel peace prize. >> in some ways i think they gave me the prize, but i was more just a symbol of the shift in our approach to world affairs that we are trying to promote. >> reporter: apparently questions from the press to students were not welcome. abc news was asked to shut off our cameras when we tried to interview people in the crowd. the president is now on the ground in beijing for some much more formal eting with president hu. >> thanks. >>> we turn now back here at home to the political brawl as a result of the book by the political force of nature that is sarah palin, the upcoming book is called "going rogue" as you probably know by now and this morning, the mccain camp is firing back. let's turn to abc's kate snow. kate? >> good morning, diane. the blitz
's box of legal challenges. >> the united states is also going to be on trial. any prosecution of khalid shaikh mohammed is going to inevitably bring up controversial practices by the u.s. government, including the most controversial, detention and interrogation techniques. >> reporter: then, there's the question of security. >> the city in large will then become the focus for mischief in the form of murder. >> reporter: but new york's police commissioner says authorities are ready. >> i think this is highly appropriate that they be tried here. we certainly can handle it. >> reporter: sources tell us that the security in new york will be extraordinary. but they admit no one knows how khalid shaikh mohammed will react, so close to ground zero. bill? >> pierre thomas from shington. >>> of course, this has sparked all kinds of passionate response on both sides of the issue. and texas congressman, lamar smith, a republican on the house judiciary committee, is among those objecting to the move in outrage. he joins us this morning. congressman, thanks for being with us. >> good to be with you.
, but our own bodies, slowly building a defense. >> the vir has spread so widely in the united states, to a point where about 22 million people probably have come into contact with the virus. >> reporter: because people started to build immunity to it. >> they have their own immunity. >> reporter: i asked about thanksgiving cominnext week. so many americans across this country traveling. and whether or not we could see a bit of a spike. and many of the doctors i spoke with said that could be the case. but the doctor you heard from there, said if there is a spike, we'll see the deine again right afterwards. he believes he have turned the corner. the cdc won't go that far. saying the vaccinations are still important. and pointing out that the flu is unpredictable. we could see another wave. and follow all of the precautions as everyone travels back home next week. >> david, thanks so much. have a good weekend. >>> now, to the political revolt under way, over treasury secretary time geithner, the man hand-picked by president obama. congressional colleagues are calling for his resignation
corruption but hillary clinton is making it clear the united states wants more than words. to our senior foreign correspondent martha raddatz. she's inabul. >> reporter: taking the oath of office today after an election riddled with fraud, president karzai defended his government calling corruption a dangerous enemy that we will tackle seriously. but in a 90-minute session with karzai last night secretary of state hillary clinton had to do some serious arm-twisting telling the afghan president he must show measurable results. specifically, show accountability for his anti-corruption efforts, cut back on cronyism in his government, and show tangible benefits to the afghan people. >> results of this election have to be seen and felt in the lives of the people of afghanistan. >> reporter: the inauguration of karzai comes at a critical time just as president obama is making his final decision on whether to send tens of thousands of additional troops to this country. the taliban has gained significant momentum here. the ultimate goal is to have afghan forces trained to take over, something th
of food borne illnesses in the united states. of the 1.4 million people who contract salmonella, 1,500 are hospitalized. what happens when the chicken are shipped out to your grocery store. fielddale farms packages about 230,000 chickens every day. along with other safety measures, the plant spot-checks temperature. and checks for salmonella. out of 100 chickens, how many salmonella-carrying birds would it take, to earn a failing grade from the usda? five? ten? 20? 21% have to test positive for salmonella, before a plant yoozs the usda's stamp of approval. >> is it safe enough? >> i believe it is. >> reporter: microbiologist, scott russell, advises poultry producers. he points out that on average, only about 5% of the chicken going to market, tested positive for salmonella. that 5 should that translate toe what you see in the market? should it stay around 5%? >> yes. >> reporter: we tested 100 packages. and found that for chicken parts, 20% for positive for salmonella. for ground chicken, 54% positive. russell told us our tests may be more sensitive than the usda's. and that chicke
of the united states? >> that certainly isn't on my radar screen right now. but when you consider some of the ordinary turning into extraordinary events that have happened in my life, i am not one to predict what will happen in a few years. my ambition, if you will, my desire, is to help our country, in whatever role that may be. and i cannot predict what that would be. what doors would be open in the year 2012. >> will you play a major role? >> if people would have me, i will. >> to many, you have a possible presidential candidate. steve schmidt, mccain's campaign's senior adviser says publicly, and i quote, she would not be a winning candidate. and if she was, the result would be catastrophic. >> sounds like steve schmidt, i guess i really, really disappointed him. and she's the one who was in charged of that vetting, as i was told. so, everyone's entitled to their opinion, though. i know truth. and i'm fine with who i am and where i am. >> one way you could have enormous influence is, of course, to have a talk show. >> i probably would rather write than talk. >> have you been offere
, britain. exposing russian spy rings, health hazards for women and children. here in the united states, he published best sellers by colin powell, marlon brando, and a book called "dreams of my father," by an unknown writer, barack obama. now, harold evans has written a book about his own life, "my paper chase." it's in bookstores right now. you read 15 newspapers every morning still? >> yes. of course, i do. >> and you edit them in your brain? >> i get as many as i can. and i look at the daily beast and yahoo!. >> that would be your life. >> i'm a junkie. i ought to be treated. they never found a cure for it. >> too bad. no rehab. >> i'm compelled by enormous curiosity. and i can't satisfy it. >> we were laughing. backstage, as we say, you were reediting the cover of "the new york times" because it's all wrong. >> i'm reading the baseball story. we want to read what we know. relive the excitement. so, i get down here. it says, many get to the victorious crowd. b-17. wait a minute. b-17. wait a minute. wait a minute. where is it? where is it? there's -- b-16. here it is. well, you know. >>
that weather was brought to you by the united states postal service. chris? >> all right, sam. don't let him nibble on your ear. >>> we're lucky to have america's best-selling crime writer, at it again. here with us. more than 20 years that readers have been following the adventures of kay scarpetta, the steely chief medical examiner. and we're back with "the scarpetta factor," and patricia cornwell. it's great to have you here. >> it's great to be here. >> it's interesting that the forensics you know and the diagnostics, it's the human sense that the character is using to find their way around the city. >> it's really funny you would say that. that's really what "the scarpetta factor" means. the factor is her. all the good stuff, the medicine, the science, but at the end of the day, it's her wits, her humanitarian sensibilities that leads her through a difficult morass of events. >> can i take a guess why that is? >> why? >> we've talked before, about the proliferation of dependency on forensics. people on juries think you can prove everything through high-tech science on tv. is this a reac
's hugging the vice president of the united states. the point of the investigation is so people can be screened before they're on the white house grounds. >> i don't know if you want to laugh or be shocked by those pictures. >>> meantime, we're learning much more about the couple's personal lives. and several lawsuits they're reportedly facing. we'll have more on that and speak to one of their long-time friends coming up at 7:30 this morning. >>> meanwhile, it could be a nerve-racking day on wall street today. stocks fell sharply after hearing that the persian gulf state of dubai is $60 billion in debt. stocks fell in asia overnight, plunging as much as 5%. >>> there's a new development in the nuclear standoff with iran. allies are voting to condemn iran. the resolution demands iran stop construction immediately. until now, russia and china have been reluctant to criticize iran. >>> an arizona family is spending this holiday weekend desperately searching for answers after their son mysteriously disappeared in europe. he moved there after college in july. and disappeared while travel
wall historian. with the largest concentration where? >> in the united states. >> reporter: as in wichita, kansas, brought there by the berlin brass. including deborah clark, who also has a chunk decorating her home in north carolina. >> when i look at my piece of the wall, i think of freedom and i also think of a job well done, if you will, on something that was finished. >> reporter: but nancy's little chunk that she keeps in the guest bedroom, she went to germany and chiseled out herself. she rebs seeing a man on the other side waiting to leave. >> he didn't have the freedom to do that. that image stayed with me the entire life. >> reporter: this wall that still stands up, stands for so much in so many places from new york city, to the reagan library, to texas, to virginia, and beyond. and say you set out to see them all, every last surviving upstanding piece of it, well, that would be a heck of a bike ride. in berlin, i'm john donvan. for "good morning america." >> it makes for a good conversation piece. we'll be right back. >>> coming up on "good morning whatever happe
, to live in america and the united states. we're american citizens. and as such,e have an obligation. so, allah, he is the creator of the entire universe. and so, whether you're in the middle east, or in europe, or in america, the whole world belongs to allah. so, for somne to say that america, you'rnot a good muslim, this is -- this would be ridiculous. the whole earth belongs to allah. >> we met plenty of proud muslims in uniform, worried about the backlash. we hope that's not the case. thank you for your insight this morning. we hope to talk to you again in further detail. and we'll be right back. ♪ stains surrender to the power of all. our powerful stainlifters fight stains and leave clothes whiter and brighter. win the battle for clean clothes while saving over 25% versus the leading brand. it's abdeserve.ing the quality yo savings like this don't come along every day. custom upholstery at ethan allen. extraordinary savings. limited time. >>> so, here's a question for you. how do you choose the fastest line? or the fastest lane on the highway? it turns out, science can help. here'
in finding this man. i can tell you we're working closely with the united states marshal service. they're very good at what they do. we have leads that we're following. and i'm confident with the help of the marshal service, we're going to ablend him. >> we're showing the make and model of his car right there. his florida license plate. if anybody has information, you should call the police department. jim, was there an argument? did anything set this off? >> he didn't say one word. he sat two people down from me during dinner. there were no red flags. heas talkative. he didn't say a word. he started shooting. >> will you tell us more about michaela. she was supposed to be in the nutcracker this weekend? >> that's why i'm here. i want to honor my little girl. she was supposed to be in "the nutcracker" today. when you finish -- when you mass the finish line, it's a joyous celebration. and it's not the end of the story. it's the beginning of victory. and that's where my little baby is. she made it before us. but we know where she is. and we know who she's with. and i just praise god for
for disease control was working from. the only one in the united states that makes the swine flu vaccine is working to work against the backlog. for many, it may be too late. >> unfortunately, not having enough vaccine soon enough, we will have people who will get sick and die. >> some teenagers have been throwing rocks at residents in a capitol hill neighborhood. >>one is a man was captured on a cell phone camera. >> i am shocked that this is happening. my neighbors are shocked. they have broken my neighbor's door. >> residents and police believe the students are from the local junior high school. we will have another news update at 8:56. for continuous news coverage, tune in to our sister station, news channel 8. ♪ >>> you see that. you know who they are. look at those beautiful dalmatians. the new stars of the "101 dalmatians" musical. real rags-to-riches dog tale here. all rescued from around the country. stars, whining with excitement. we have them here this morning, as a little treat. >> few sequins on their spots. >>> and robin roberts, still in nashville this morning. come on h
% of the audience was male. you had company. >> there you go. >>> the love triangle that thrust a united states senator into the spotlight. we'll hear from the scorned husband at the center of it an abc news exclusive. >>he person who knows oprah the best, gayle king will join us when we come back. so black friday is this friday. yep. we have over 599 doorbusters... throughout the entire store with guaranteed lowest prices. i love you. i love you, too. i get that a lot. this friday, sears has over 599 incredible... black friday now doorbusters, starting at 4am. like jeans for the family just $9.99 from canyon river blues. and take $140 off this 260-piece mechanics tool set. plus, this samsung 40-inch lcd tv is only $599.99. more values. more christmas. ocean spray craisins, sweetened dried cranberries, ar. we'll take that as a yes. craisins -- the sweetest way to eat a cranberry. how about a coastal soup and grilled shrimp salad combination? or maybe our new savory shrimp jambalaya. seafood lunches starting at just $6.99 at red lobster. but my allergies put me in a fog. so now, i'm claritin cle
" ] >> reporter: with pomp and circumstance, and a toast to the united states' partnership with india. >> let our two, great nations realize all the triumphs and achievements that await us. >> reporter: president obama's first official state dinner was under way. the honored guest, india's prime minister. earlier in the day, the president reaffirmed his commitment to the situation in pakistan and afghanistan. >> it is my intention to finish the job. and i feel very confident that when the american people hear a clear rationale for what we're doing there and how we intend to achieve our goals, that they will be supportive. >> reporter: but it was the evening gala that was the hot ticket in town and most anticipated event. singh and his wife were greeted by the president and mrs. obama. who, with a nod to the honored guest, wore a champagne-colored gown, made by an indian-born designer and bangles. 340 guests from political power houses like nancy pelosi, and colin powell, to hollywood directors, like m. knight shyamalan and steven spielberg. and even yours truly. were escorted to the south lawn of
convention. >> i pledge to you that i will be there next january, on the floor of the united states senate, when we begin. >> he said at the democratic convention, he would be there in january. then, barack obama was elected. what was he saying to you privately? >> oh, there just wasn't a question about it. he was in training to be there in january. >> was he? >> oh, no. serious training. he was exercising every, single day to be strong enough to be there. >> reporter: he did make it to the inauguration. and it wasn't just training that helped. but now, we learn, it was faith. >> senator kennedy sent a letter to the pope a few months before he died. and he wrote in that letter, i know that i've been an imperfect human being. but with the help of my faith, i have tried to right my path. what did you think of that? >> i thought it was the most beautiful letter i'd ever heard. i mean, my father's faith was so important to his life. and he -- what comes out in the book, oprah, is because he didn't really talk about his religion or his faith. but it is what sustained him. >> reporter: in this i
and reduce our dangerous dependence on foreign oil by relying on energy that's here in the united states, renewable energy that creates jobs that can't be outsourced. >> another objection you see and it bringsaughs always, but it's a constant one and it's from those who are doubters about what's needed to be done about methane and the amount of methane dimmickly put that cows produce and how damaging it is, 20 times more damaging it is than co2. here's glenn beck giving you a challenge about cows and methane. >> i'm siding with peta on this one. once again asking al gore if you really want to save the planet, al, why don't you put down the cheeseburger and pick up the veggie burger. time for maybe soy mill and tofurkey. >> well, you know, there is a serious issue about the connection betwe the growing meat intensity of diets around the world and damage to the environment. that is a legitimate issue. and like a lot of people, i eat less meat now than i used to. i'm not a vegetarian, don't plan to become one, but it's a healthy choice to eat more vegetables than fruits. so it's not a laugh
're there to assist and insure he has a proper defense under the ucmj and under the united states constitution. >> officials say hasan will be tried in a military court, suggesting his actions are not considered terrorism. related. >>> today, is excuse day, for the d.c. sniper, seven years after he terrorized the country. and the relatives of some of his victims will be there to watch him die. pierre thomas, is in halls church, virginia. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: i'm standing across the street from a home depot, where the d.c. snipers executed a woman. for nearly three weeks in october 2002, the washington, d.c. area was paralyzed with fear. someone was hunting and murdering people. the terror started when a stunned public learned that five people had been randomly shot and killed in one day. >> there has been another shooting. >> eight dead, two wounded. >> reporter: victims shot as they shopped for groceries, pumped their gas. even a child shot at a middle school. >> shooting a kid. i guess it's starting to be really, really personal now. >> reporter: in all, ten people here killed.
,000 women in the united states may suffer with either localized or systemic seminole plasma hyper sensitivity. >> reporter: he developed a desensitization treatment similar to receiving allergy shots. >> no different from allergy shots. >> reporter: it creates a serum used almost as a vaccine to immunize julie. >> are you ready? >> reporter: in all she receives 30 shots each one stronger than the last. >> too bad i didn't know it was needles. >> reporter: but she says it's worth it. if building a tolerance for her husband helps her create a family. >> we've been through soap and there's nothing i want more than for this to work. >> the update is a bit bittersweet. the shots worked for a couple of weeks then started to wear off and the severe pain returned so she stopped treatment altogether. for religious reasons ivf is not on option for the boyds but the good news they're already in touch with an adoption agency and waiting for a match. the baby they end up with is a very lucky one. >> such a wonderful couple. really do wish -- no iv forfor them. >> no. >> you can learn more abou
of the free world. >> this is simply taking a tremendous risk with the life of the president much the united states. >> reporter: but the salahis weren't done. by roughly 8:30 they were rubbing elbows in the tent where the actual dinner would be held. our robin roberts was there. >> but she was working that tent. boy, was she working that tent. >> reporter: they met the white house chief of staff. they even hugged the vice president. the salahis' attorney suggests it was a misunderstanding and says "my clients were cleared by the white house to be there" but the white house says flatly the couple was not invited. >> ladies and gentlemen, at this time please take your seats. >> reporter: and by 9:00 p.m. just as dinner started the salahis were gone. the secret service has taken full responsibility admitting they were deeply concerned and embarrassed by the breakdown. the seek service interviewed the couple over the weekend and by the end of the week, they're expected to decide whether to seek charges. robin, diane? >> working the tent, huh? >> yeah, they were working the tent. i got to tell y
but in the united states. a domestic issue. >> probably around the corner from you. i mean the way i found out about it was that i met someone who had been trafficked who worked in a massage parlor on my street. i was going by every day to the london underground and that's when i started to really find out about this crime, this very, very hidden crime. i mean it's big, big business. it's bigger -- it's coming up to being as big as drug selling and arms running so because you can make $150,000 from one girl in a year. so it's huge business and very hidden because moving people around the place is actually very easy. it's easier than moving guns around. so, you know, we have a big, big problem and it's right on our doorsteps and new york is a rich city and, therefore, it is a buyer's city so what you have a problem with is a large number of customers are buying these women who have been sold and abused and tortured and forced into this life. >> one of the things that you do i think is just give everyone a chance to see out the eyes and hear what it is to be inside one of these hearts and spirits and
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